Agriculture Month: Productivity boosted through modernisation, improved crop & livestock management – Pres Ali – Guyana Times
The Head of State made this remark in this message to commemorate Agriculture Month – observed in October annually. The theme for this year’s observance is “Accelerating Vision 25 by 2025: Investing in Agri-Business and Food Security.”
“Agriculture is the foundation of our food security, ensuring that every citizen has access to safe and nutritious meals. It connects us to our cultural heritage, preserving traditions that have sustained us for generations. Our focus as a Government is developing a sustainable integrated agri-food system.”
“This event presents a unique occasion to delve into state-of-the-art technologies, sustainable methodologies, and expanded market opportunities, positioning Guyana and the entire Caribbean Region as leaders in agricultural excellence.”
Vision 25 by 2025 progress
The Minister outlined that increasing production and transforming the local agri-food system with food security being the primary focus, requires significant investment. To this end, he added, Government is open to fostering partnerships with both regional and international financial institutions and investors to address the concern of food security and the threat of climate change.
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